You thought you had times of weepiness during your menstrual cycles — well, wait until you get pregnant.
All those pregnancy hormones that run wild during your menstrual cycle are on a stampede when you are pregnant. You might start crying during pregnancy at the drop of a hat and for no reason at all. It may seem like you are losing your mind because of all the changes you are going through.
We take a look at what goes on behind on all those pregnancy hormones that cause crying during pregnancy.
Why does crying during pregnancy happen?
The uncontrollable and unpredictable crying during pregnancy will happen to many women while they are pregnant. Most women will experience this mainly during the first trimester, but it can occur at any time. Your pregnancy hormones will cause you to be happy one minute, then sad the next. You won’t know what to do, but this is normal.
Carrying a child causes your body to go through many different changes during each trimester. Depression is the most common reason for crying during pregnancy. Your doctor can help you outline a plan to deal with depression.
Lack of sleep may also cause crying during pregnancy as well. When your body does not get the right amount of sleep, you will get moody and stressed. Exhaustion is another common factor for crying during pregnancy.
What can I do to stop the crying during pregnancy?
There may be times when you do not think you will ever stop. When your pregnancy hormones go all haywire, you feel out of control. Although you may not be able to control your pregnancy hormones, there are a few things to do that can help alleviate crying during pregnancy.
- Get plenty of sleep. Sleep helps to keep your hormones a little bit more balanced.
- Relax. Take some me time to relax and clear your mind.
- Do not be shy. Ask for help if you need it. Things will get overwhelming at times, it may be a good idea to ask for help when you need it.
- Slow down and relax. Do not rush to get things done. Take your time and relax. Your choices will come easier to you.
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